The Eyak Corporation seeks new Chief Executive Officer

Are you a mission-driven, collaborative leader with an entrepreneurial nature? Do you demonstrate integrity and value stability and a professional corporate culture?

Come join our team of highly dedicated professionals that seek excellence in business, pride in their work for Shareholders, and protection of their Native lands.

We are seeking an experienced business executive to serve as The Eyak Corporation’s next Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and oversee the implementation of the corporation’s strategy and financial growth.

The Eyak Corporation was formed July 25, 1973 as a for-profit corporation under Alaska law pursuant to the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act (ANCSA) enacted by Congress on December 18, 1971. ANCSA authorized the formation of twelve regional corporations in the state of Alaska as well as a number of village corporations within each region. The Eyak Corporation is the village corporation for Cordova and is located within the Chugach region.

The Eyak Corporation has been involved in government contracting since 1991. The corporation currently operates subsidiaries and has direct investments. The incoming CEO will have an active role in operations, including, but not limited to, Board of Director seat(s) for current investments. For more information on The Eyak Corporation, go to

Candidate reviews will begin October 22, 2021.

The Eyak Corporation offers a competitive salary, benefits, and an optimal working environment. Contact Keja Whiteman, KW Consultants LLC for a full job description, questions, or information on how to apply at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or (307) 851- 2274.

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Frequently Asked Questions:

- Does TEC plan to hire a Shareholder for the CEO position?

TEC is looking for an experienced business executive who demonstrates integrity and values stability, collaboration, and a professional corporate culture to oversee the next phase of TEC’s strategic and financial growth. We encourage all qualified applicants, especially TEC Shareholders or Descendants, to apply. Preference will be given to The Eyak Corporation Shareholders or shareholders of other Alaska Native corporations in accordance with federal law and the corporation’s policy.


- When will the new CEO be hired?

The second round of candidate reviews will begin on October 22, 2021. Our top priority through this process is a transparent, seamless transition period to ensure stability for our Shareholders and Descendants, our staff, and our business activities. As such, in the interest of ensuring we find the right candidate for the position, we do not have a firm closing date. We will update Shareholders and Descendants with new information on the process as it becomes available.


- Why was the position extended?

While the initial search garnered interest from qualified candidates, we did not find a candidate who was the right fit for our company. We are grateful for the time and effort the initial candidates spent applying for the position.

Above all, the Transition Team’s priority is finding the right candidate, and we believe extending our timeline will help us meet that goal.


- Who is on the CEO Transition Team?

The CEO Transition Team is a committee composed of Board representatives and executive staff delegated to oversee the process and bring selected candidates to the full Board of Directors.